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    December caption competition

    EducationHQ News Team
    By EducationHQ News Team
    Published November 7, 2018

    Special envoy for Indigenous Affairs and former PM Tony Abbott takes a moment during a motion against Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton in parliament. What could he be thinking? Email a witty caption to news@educationhq.com by 5pm AEST, November 15, and you’ll be in the running to score an Expo Whiteboard Marker prize pack, including an ink indicator 4-pack, Magnetic 4-pack and 2-in-1 2 pack.

    School news / Do single sex classrooms encourage girls in science?

    There is continued debate over the link between single-sex education and better outcomes for girls in the hard sciences. However, new research examining physics classrooms showed little difference between single-sex schools and their co-ed peers.

    School news / NCEA results are live

    The 2018 NCEA results are now live on the New Zealand Qualification Authority’s (NZQA) website.

    Opinion / Skinny Latte Willpower

    This week, I'm going to depart slightly from the usual themes of adventure and risk management and talk about something that's kind of related, but at the same time, more to do with fitness and perceptions of health and well-being, which is techni...

    Leadership / Every school leader needs a devil's advocate

    It’s one thing to foster a culture of agreeance and unity in the workplace – but it’s another to create a sheep situation: one where staff are unwilling to challenge their leadership team. Every school leader needs their own devil’s advocate, some...

    School news / Minimum wage boost for low-paid education workers: NZEI

    Today's announcement of a $1.20 per hour increase to the minimum wage in April will be welcomed by thousands of low-paid education workers as the first step towards a Living Wage, according to NZEI.

    School news / School boards of trustees cost-effective and under-valued: NZSTA

    School boards of trustees have been the most cost-effective part of the education system for the past 30 years, says the New Zealand School Trustees Association.

    School news / 2018 Unsung Heroes Awards: winners announced

    The votes are in and the word is out – the winners of EducationHQ's Unsung Heroes Awards have been decided.

    Leadership / Don't wait for leadership roles: edupreneur talks change

    Edupreneur Maxine Driscoll “wanted to give more” to schools and aspiring school leaders around the world, so she designed her own enterprise, Think Strategic, to do just that. She now devotes her professional life to ensuring educators can be the ...

    School news / Winning tech journey for Lunar Eclipse

    Last Wednesday, clusters of eager and enthusiastic students from all around Aotearoa descended on Te Papa for a day of technological delights as the finals of the Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge got underway.

    School news / NZQA and SoNET working to deliver digital NCEA examinations

    Securing a key service provider will help New Zealand Qualifications Authority deliver about a third of NCEA examinations online in 2019.